Pork Chops with Ginger Apple Sauce Recipe



6 pork chops 


3 cloves of Hardneck Garlic

1-1/2 tablespoons ginger - peeled and grated

2/3 cup Ketjap Manis 

1-1/2 tablespoons each Light Soy Sauce and Dark Soy Sauce

1/3 cup rice vinegar

3 tablespoons Olive Oil

1 teaspoon freshly ground White Pepper

Ginger Applesauce:

5 green apples - peeled, cored and sliced

1/4 cup cup of white India Tree Demerara Sugar

2 tablespoons sake

1 tablespoons ginger - peeled and grated

pinch of Chipotle Chilli Powder



Pork Chops and Ginger Apple Sauce Recipe

This recipe is adapted from the Fog City Diner Cookbook by Cindy Pawlcyn (Ten Speed Press)

1. Trim all fat and sinew from the pork chop.

2. In a mixing bowl, thoroughly combine all the marinade ingredients. Coat the pork chops in the marinade and place in a low, flat non-aluminum container and let marinate for several hours or overnight in the refrigerator.

3. To prepare the applesauce, place the apples, sugar, lemon juice and zest, and sake in a saucepan. Heat to not quite boiling point. Reduce heat and simmer covered, cook until the apples are tender - about 15 minuted. Be careful not to scorch the apples.

4. Mash the apples with the back of a wooden spoon - the sauce should be lumpy. Stir in the ginger and chili powder.

5. Grill the pork chops over a medium fire, turning them to make attractive grill marks. It will take about 12 to 15 minutes in all, as these are quite thick chops.

6. Serve with 3 tablespoons of Ginger Applesauce for each serving. Perfect with carrots and potatoes.

serves 6